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Mort Zachter grew up believing his Lower East Side baker family was poor. At thirty-six, he discovered the family secret: he is a second generation millionaire.

Dough: A Memoir is his story. It won the 2006 AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction and was published by the University of Georgia Press in September of 2007. The paperback edition was published by Harper Collins in August of 2008. Read the reviews...

Mort is currently writing a biography, Gil Hodges: The Man Behind the Miracle, which will be published by the University of Nebraska Press.

   

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